July 20, 2024

Eid Al Adha set for Tuesday July 20th, government declares a Public Holiday

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KAMPALA

The Ministry of Public Service has through the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) announced that tomorrow July 20th will be a public holiday.

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Service Ms Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwire informed the counterpart in ICT that they should inform the general public that tomorrow will be observed as a public holiday.

“The honourable Minister of Public Service informs the general public that Tuesday 20th July 2021 is Eid Adhuha and will be observed as Public Holiday throughout Uganda” the letter read.

Ms Bitarakwate however said that due to the prevailing COVID 19 lockdown restrictions on gatherings to prevent the 2nd wave infection, the day shall be observed from homes.

Eid Adhuha is a special day when the muslim community celebrate the sacrificial day of animals and it’s celebrated across the entire world.

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